Klezmer Musical Performance

May 1, 2022 Cumming Free

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with a fun and festive Klezmer performance by our local CBI Klezmer Band! The band will also discuss the history and cultural significance of Klezmer music throughout time and today.

Klezmer is a style of folk music that draws upon the traditions of Ashkenazi Judaism and Eastern European folk traditions. The Klezmer genre places heavy emphasis on music for celebrations. Many Americans may know klezmer either from dancing the hora or via the score to the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Typically Klezmer bands are made up of different combinations of woodwind and string instruments, including clarinets, violins, trumpets, tubas, accordions, and others.

About the CBI Klezmer Band

The CBI Klezmer band is a community group formed by members of Congregation Beth Israel in Forsyth County. The group originally assembled to celebrate the holiday of Purim and is continuing the tradition of bringing festive joy to all.

For more information, visit the Forsyth County Public Library website.

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Sunday, May 1, 2022, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sharon Forks Library
2820 Old Atlanta Rd
Cumming, GA 30041

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